The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites you to participate in the 5th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! It is only open to 9th – 12th grade students this year.
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2010 at 5:00 PM EST
The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on the important concepts of genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts related to the essay questions.
Essays are read and scored by at least two independent judges. A 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner are chosen for each question.
|1st Place Winner:||$400 + teacher receives a $2,000 grant for laboratory genetics equipment.|
|2nd Place Winner:||$250|
|3rd Place Winner:||$150|